Supported by the NSW Ageing and Disability Commission (ADC), this curated knowledge hub brings together policy and research resources on the topics of protecting and promoting the rights of older people and adults with disability. The primary purpose of the hub is to support ADC...
Designed to improve policies and practices to enable people with a disability across Australia to participate fully in society, the Disability Research Collection contains resources by, and is for, policy-makers, researchers, advocacy organisations, disabled people’s organisations, service providers and practitioners as well as people with...
NDIS Utilisation Project: understanding drivers of plan utilisation from the point of view of participants
A key concept underpinning the NDIS is the ability for people with disability to be able to access the supports budgeted for in their NDIS plans. One indicator of this is the rate of plan utilisation. This study aimed to understand the dynamics affecting people’s...
NDIS Plan Utilisation Project: describing, understanding and explaining inequalities in plan utilisation
This report discusses a project with two aims: to quantify inequalities in NDIS utilisation and to assess whether exemplar scenarios can close these inequalities.
This report was commissioned by the Australian Government’s Department of Social Services to inform mechanisms that will optimise utilisation of NDIS packages. The report examines schemes, nationally and internationally, with similar features to the NDIS.
In 2020 the Department of Social Services commissioned a project to better understand the relationship between participants’ plans and the supports they wish to purchase and why participants might not use all the funds allocated in their NDIS plan. This report synthesises three related national...
This fact sheet provides clinicians with strategies to support improvements in the quality of healthcare for people with intellectual disability.
This fact sheet provides information to support better health care for people with intellectual disability. It identifies the clinical governance system essential for person-centred care for people with intellectual disability.
Focusing on the coordinated delivery of health care that is aligned to a person’s goals of care and healthcare needs, with consideration of the effect of the person’s health issues on their life and wellbeing, this fact sheet provides information to support clinicians to provide...
This fact sheet provides information to support clinicians to provide better health care for people with intellectual disability. It focuses on person-centred care strategies.